Young Professionals

... Navigating Your Life and Career

In these engaging, interactive webinars, you'll develop new strategies and skills to help you make the most of this exciting time of your life—and you'll also meet new people and have a good time while you're at it.

Presented by the MIT Center for WorkLife and WellBeing in collaboration with the Office of the VP for Research and Millennials ERG.

Living Your Life and Managing Your Debts

Tuesday, March 30, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Presenter: Jimmy Becker, M.B.A.; Founder, Financially Speaking

So, you’ve borrowed money and now you need to pay it back. While taking on debt is no doubt stressful, it doesn’t have to mean your world stops turning. This webinar is focused on the best strategies for borrowing money, repaying it, and creating spending strategies that will enable you to live the life you want. You will leave understanding:

  • Different types of consumer debts and which to pay down first
  • Your credit score and its impact on your borrowing
  • Considerations around filing for bankruptcy
  • When to save more money versus paying off debt
  • Strategies to manage spending and generate savings


Investing 201: Continuing the Conversation

Thursday, April 22, 2021 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm

Presenter: Steven Dimitriou, A.I.F., C.P.F.C.; Managing Partner, Mayflower Advisors

Knowledge is power – especially when it comes to investing your hard-earned money! This webinar is intended for those with a foundational understanding of investments. After a brief review of Investing 101: Learn the Basics (presented in Fall 2020), we will do a deep dive into the various investment vehicles and options, specifically the advantages and disadvantages of IRAs, Roth IRAs, Annuities, and 529 Plans.

Student Loan Repayment Guidance

Are student loans getting in the way of your financial future? Receive expert guidance on your unique student loan situation, and develop a strategy to manage your—or your child’s—education debt.

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